One of the most sophisticated shopping concepts in the world, the Louis Vuittion Maison store, will be launching in Singapore on Sep 18. Designed by award-winning architect Peter Marino, LV’s first Island Maison will sit directly on water, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the bay. It will also feature a private lounge and outdoor … Continued
Louis Vuitton plans to release Louis Vuitton: Architecture & Interior, a new book that showcases the foundations and structures of its worldwide stores. The book shows some of the most memorable Louis Vuitton retail spaces. It provides scetches, blue prints and of course many amazing pictures. The book will feature 300 illustrations including previously unpublished … Continued
In April 2009, Louis Vuitton installed a trio of beehives on the roof of its Parisian headquarters. Since then the hives have welcomed as many as 200,000 bees. Hives installed in the middle of a city can actually yield up to four times the amount of honey those in the country produce according to French … Continued
Angelina Jolie’s ad for Louis Vuitton is out in full! The 10-minute clip features Angelina discussing her experiences in Cambodia. In the film, Angelina talks about the significance of the country for her family with her sons eating the local delicacy of crickets “like Doritos”. She first travelled to Cambodia 10 years ago while on … Continued
Rappers’ fascination with luxury brands is far from dying down: following this summer’s surprise hit “Gucci Gucci” by Kreayshawn, it is Soulja Boy who is expressing his fashion love with an EP dedicated to Bernard Arnault. Soulja Boy has turned his attention to Arnault’s signature brand Louis Vuitton, offering lyrics such as: “It don’t make … Continued
For one French wine house, when traveling with valuable, vintage wines there is no wrapping bottles in socks and sweaters, cushioning them with towels and nestling them in suitcases. For Cordier Mestrezat Grands Crus, prized wines travel in style, laid snugly in a custom-made Louis Vuitton carrying case that can house four bottles. The specially … Continued
Louis Vuitton has released four different cases for the iPhone 4. There is the Damier Azur Canvas, Damier Ebene Canvas, and of course the Monogram canvas cases. Each one sports an ultra soft microfiber interior, so there is no threat of scratches and is ultra slim so it fits into your pocketbook or pants pocket … Continued
French luxury house Louis Vuitton has released a unique Tambour Diver Chronograph for Only Watch 2011 charity. It was designed in collaboration with a young boy afflicted with Duchenne muscular dystrophy named Paul Pettavino. The sporty timepiece is made of black gold, which is white gold that’s been given the old PVD treatment. ‘Only Watch … Continued
Angelina Jolie poses for Louis Vuitton Core Values Campaign on a wooden boat in Cambodia’s Siem Reap province where Jolie shot Lara Croft: Tomb Raider in 2000. Louis Vuitton’s president says, “People are not used to seeing Angelina in this situation. I like the fact that it’s a real moment.” Four of Angelina’s children were … Continued
Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy has announced open days at their European artisan workshops, ateliers, and vineyards for two days in October. WWD reports that on the 15th and 16th of the month, the public will be able to experience what happens behind the doors of the luxury conglomerate’s brands that include fashion houses Louis Vuitton, … Continued
Louis Vuitton may have lost prime advertising space in China when its giant suitcase was torn down in Shanghai, but it is now wooing customers in the hallowed halls of the national museum in Beijing. The Louis Vuitton Voyages exhibition, marking the French fashion house’s 20th year in China — the world’s fastest growing market … Continued
Louis Vuitton announces their new Louis Vuitton Voyages exhibition, which opened on May 31st at the National Museum of China in Beijing, with this animated video. The “Louis Vuitton – Voyages” exhibition retraces the crowning moments in the history of the Maison, which since 1854, has beautifully paired form with function, creating travel items that … Continued
Nyasha Matonhodze, a Zimbabwean-born, British-raised 16-year-old model, has been chosen as one of the new faces of Louis Vuitton. Nyasha Matonhodze entered the modelling world just two years ago after winning the UK Elite Model Look competition in 2009. Joining her in the shots are Zuzanna Bijoch, 17, Daphne Groeneveld, 16, Gertrud Hegelund, 20, Anaïs … Continued
On the occasion of the Cannes International Film Festival, Louis Vuitton has opened a pop-up store on the Croisette. Next to its existing Cannes store, the temporary shop focuses on what the town is famous for: incredible films and elegant eveningwear. “The Maison celebrates its attachment to the city of Cannes by unveiling an exceptional … Continued
Louis Vuitton is the world’s most valuable luxury brand for the sixth consecutive year according to Millward Brown Optimor’s 2011 BrandZ study. The brand, owned by Paris-based LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has a value of $24.3 billion, an increase of 23 percent from 2010. That’s almost as much as the combined values of Hermes, … Continued
The American actress has landed what is believed to be her most lucrative advertising deal to date. According to E! News, French luxury house Louis Vuitton has tapped Jolie for a global, print-only campaign to be released in the summer. Jolie joins other entertainment heavyweights including Jennifer Lopez and Madonna as Vuitton’s spokesmodel.
Marc Jacobs spends a lot of time on the road, so what better theme for his fall-winter collection for Louis Vuitton than the goings-on inside a grand old hotel? To the sound of elevators arriving, uniformed bellboys opened wrought-iron doors for models stepping out in tongue-and-cheek outfits inspired by, among other things, porn films from … Continued
It could be a queue for a pop concert, a top nightclub or even the opening night at the theatre. But the hundreds of people lined up in a Hong Kong street are actually waiting to bag a bit of luxury. “We’re looking for new handbags,” says student Celeste Law as she queues patiently alongside … Continued
Louis Vuitton’s ad campaign for their Spring/Summer 2011 collection is out. It stars Taiwanese actor Godfrey Gao and Doug Pickett, photographed by Cédric Buchet. The campaign also features bags from the S/S 2011 Menswear Collection: Monogram Impression Sac Weekend, Utah Cabas Zippe, and Damier Graphite Elvis.
Featuring model Anne Vyalitsyna in a breathtaking backdrop of Capri, the Louis Vuitton’s Spring/Summer 2011 Cruise Collection is based on four themes – 60s styles colorama, modern nostalgia, Lolita on the road and 50s Hollywood glamour.